U+9704 was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (1993). It belongs to the block CJK Unified Ideographs in the Basic Multilingual Plane.

This character is a Other Letter and is mainly used in the Han script. The Unihan Database defines it as sky; clouds, mist; night. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is xiāo.

The glyph is not a composition. It has a Wide East Asian Width. In bidirectional context it acts as Left To Right and is not mirrored. In text U+9704 behaves as Ideographic regarding line breaks. It has type OLetter for sentence and Other for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.


System Representation
UTF-8 E9 9C 84
UTF-16 97 04
UTF-32 00 00 97 04
URL-Quoted %E9%9C%84
HTML-Escape 霄
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 霄
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) F0 BC
Pīnyīn xiāo
IRG_GSource G0-4F76
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-703C
IRG_KPSource KP1-844
IRG_KSource K1-6477
IRG_TSource T1-6F66
IRG_VSource V3-356
BigFive BE5D
CNS1986 1-6F66
CNS1992 1-6F66
GB0 4786
GB1 4786
Jis0 8028
KPS1 8449
KSC1 6887
MainlandTelegraph 7197
TaiwanTelegraph 7197
Xerox 264:071


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9704
Unicode 1 Name (na1)
Block (blk) CJK
General Category (gc) Other Letter
Script (sc) Han
Bidirectional Category (bc) Left To Right
Combining Class (ccc) Not Reordered
Decomposition Type (dt) None
Decomposition Mapping (dm) 霄
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 霄
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 霄
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 霄
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 霄
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 霄
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 霄
Case Folding (cf) 霄
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 霄
Bidi Paired Bracket Type (bpt) None
Cased (Cased)
Composition Exclusion (CE)
Case Ignorable (CI)
Full Composition Exclusion (Comp_Ex)
Changes When Casefolded (CWCF)
Changes When Casemapped (CWCM)
Changes When NFKC Casefolded (CWKCF)
Changes When Lowercased (CWL)
Changes When Titlecased (CWT)
Changes When Uppercased (CWU)
Dash (Dash)
Deprecated (Dep)
Default Ignorable Code Point (DI)
Diacritic (Dia)
East Asian Width (ea) Wide
Extender (Ext)
FC NFKC Closure (FC_NFKC) 霄
Grapheme Cluster Break (GCB) Any
Grapheme Base (Gr_Base)
Grapheme Extend (Gr_Ext)
Hex Digit (Hex)
Hangul Syllable Type (hst) Not Applicable
Hyphen (Hyphen)
ID Continue (IDC)
Ideographic (Ideo)
ID Start (IDS)
IDS Binary Operator (IDSB)
IDS Trinary Operator and (IDST)
Indic Positional Category (InPC) NA
Indic Syllabic Category (InSC) Other
ISO 10646 Comment (isc)
Joining Group (jg) No_Joining_Group
Join Control (Join_C)
Jamo Short Name (JSN)
Joining Type (jt) Non Joining
kIICore (kIICore) AGT
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G0-4F76
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-703C
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-844
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K1-6477
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-6F66
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V3-356
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1883.160
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 42290
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 64064.020
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1374.110
kBigFive (kBigFive) BE5D
kCangjie (kCangjie) MBFB
kCantonese (kCantonese) siu1
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1454.404
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-6F66
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-6F66
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1883.160
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) sky; clouds, mist; night
kEACC (kEACC) 215F5B
kFenn (kFenn) 124H
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 170.08
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 1022.7
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB0 (kGB0) 4786
kGB1 (kGB1) 4786
kGSR (kGSR) 1149o
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 64064.020
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 64064.020:xiāo,xiào
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 4436
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) SORA
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHOU
kJis0 (kJis0) 8028
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1374.110
kKorean (kKorean) SO
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 8449
kKSC1 (kKSC1) 6887
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 7197
kMandarin (kMandarin) xiāo
kMatthews (kMatthews) 2612
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2828a
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 42290
kNelson (kNelson) 5054
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 220
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+7125+173.8.7
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 173.7
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 173.7
kSBGY (kSBGY) 146.49
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 7197
kTang (kTang) *siɛu
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 15
kXerox (kXerox) 264:071
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1263.030:xiāo
Line Break (lb) Ideographic
Logical Order Exception (LOE)
Math (Math)
Noncharacter Code Point (NChar)
NFC Quick Check (NFC_QC) Yes
NFD Quick Check (NFD_QC) Yes
NFKC Casefold (NFKC_CF) 霄
NFKC Quick Check (NFKC_QC) Yes
NFKD Quick Check (NFKD_QC) Yes
Numeric Type (nt) None
Numeric Value (nv) NaN
Other Alphabetic (OAlpha)
Other Default Ignorable Code Point (ODI)
Other Grapheme Extend (OGr_Ext)
Other ID Continue (OIDC)
Other ID Start (OIDS)
Other Lowercase (OLower)
Other Math (OMath)
Other Uppercase (OUpper)
Pattern Syntax (Pat_Syn)
Pattern White Space (Pat_WS)
Quotation Mark (QMark)
Radical (Radical)
Sentence Break (SB) OLetter
Simple Case Folding (scf) 霄
Script Extension (scx) Han
Soft Dotted (SD)
STerm (STerm)
Terminal Punctuation (Term)
Unified Ideograph (UIdeo)
Variation Selector (VS)
Word Break (WB) Other
White Space (WSpace)
XID Continue (XIDC)
XID Start (XIDS)
Expands On NFC (XO_NFC)
Expands On NFD (XO_NFD)
Expands On NFKC (XO_NFKC)
Expands On NFKD (XO_NFKD)